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Wendell Mayes

Wendell Mayes

Birthdate: July 22, 1918

Deathdate: March 28, 1992


Go Tell the Spartans (1978)

In January 1964, American troops in Vietnam were euphemistically termed "military advisors." As the film begins, Major Asa Barker (Burt Lancaster) has been given command of a poorly-manned outpost named Muc Wa in rural South Vietnam. This outpost, located somewhere near the rural Da Nang to Phnom...

Death Wish (1974)

Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson) and his wife Joanna (Hope Lange) vacation in Hawaii. They return to New York City, where Paul works as an architect. Joanna and their daughter Carol Anne (Kathleen Tolan) shop for groceries at D'Agostino's Market. Three bloodthirsty hooligans (one played by Jeff Gol...

The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

The SS Poseidon, an ocean liner slated for retirement and scrapping, makes her way across the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea from New York City to Athens. Despite protests from Captain Harrison (Leslie Nielsen), who fears for the ship's safety, the representative of its new owners, Mr. ...

Hotel (1967)

A hotel is an establishment that provides paid lodging on a short-term basis. Hotel may also refer to: Hotel, a term used in Australia to sometimes refer to a public house, or pub, that may or may not provide paid lodging on a short-term basis In music: Hotel (band), a Power-Pop band from Birming...

In Harm's Way (1965)

John Wayne stars as U.S. Navy Captain Rockwell "Rock" Torrey, a divorced "second generation Navy" son of a career Chief Petty Officer. A Naval Academy graduate and career officer, Torrey is removed from command of his heavy cruiser for "throwing away the book" when pursuing the enemy and then bei...

Von Ryan's Express (1965)

Colonel Joseph L. Ryan (Frank Sinatra) is a US pilot whose P-38 Lightning is shot down. He is captured by Italian troops and taken to an Italian prisoner-of-war camp in Italy, run by the cruel Blackshirt Major Battaglia (Adolfo Celi). The camp is populated mainly by British prisoners (9th Battali...

Advise & Consent (1962)

The President of the United States (Franchot Tone) nominates Robert A. Leffingwell (Henry Fonda) as United States Secretary of State. The second-term President, who is ill, has chosen him because he does not believe that Vice President Harley Hudson (Lew Ayres)—whom both he and others usually ign...

North to Alaska (1960)

After finding gold in Alaska, George Pratt (Stewart Granger) sends partner Sam McCord (John Wayne) to Seattle to bring back his fiancée, a French girl whom Sam has never met. Finding there that George's girl has already married another man, Sam brings back prostitute "Angel" (Capucine) as a subst...

Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

In the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, small-town lawyer Paul Biegler (James Stewart), a former district attorney who lost his re-election bid, spends most of his time fishing, playing the piano and hanging out with his alcoholic friend and colleague Parnell McCarthy (Arthur O'Connell) and sardonic...

The Hanging Tree (1959)

Joseph Frail—doctor, gambler, gunslinger—rides into town looking to set up a business. He passes by the "hanging tree," an old oak with a thick branch over which has been slung a noose. He rescues Rune, a sluice robber who has been shot, and forces him into indentured servitude. A stagecoach is r...

The Enemy Below (1957)

The American Buckley-class destroyer escort USS Haynes detects and attacks a German U-boat that is on its way to rendezvous with a German merchant raider in the South Atlantic Ocean. Captain Murrell (Robert Mitchum), a former officer in the merchant marine now an active duty lieutenant commander ...

The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)

On May 19, 1927, pilot Charles A. "Slim" Lindbergh (James Stewart) tries to rest in a hotel near Roosevelt Field on Long Island, New York. He has been waiting for a week for the rain to stop so he can attempt the first successful nonstop solo transatlantic flight from New York to Paris. While Lin...